Medical and training aspects in Handball - 16.09.2017

The 11th Sports medical Workshop and 2nd Meeting on medical aspects in Handball will be organised by the Luxembourg Academy of Medicine, Physical Therapy and Science into Sports on September 16th, 2017. The venue will be the International University of Health, Exercise & Sports ‘LUNEX’ in Differdange in Luxembourg.

“Medical and Training Aspects in Handball” is this year’s congress theme, with the aim to reflect on different aspects in and around prevention of injuries and preparation to Handball games. The topics addressed were chosen with care so as to highlight different facets of injuries occuring in Handball, their prevention and the physical preparation to Handball.

The congress will feature 9 international and 5 national speakers, ranging from well-known scientists and medical doctors in the field of injury prevention, injury surveillance and physiotherapy to trainers and coaching experts in physical preparation in Handball. The guest lecture will be given by Olivier Krumbholz, national coach of the french women squad. Furthermore Prof. Nebojsa Popovic, gold medal winner at the Olympic Games in Munich '72 and Orthopaedic Surgeon & Senior Medical Advisor at Aspetar, will be special guest to the congress and co-chair Mr Krumbholz's Session.

The handball congress will provide ample occasion to summarize existing knowledge and stimulate discussions between different stakeholders. It is directed at researchers, physiotherapists and medical doctors working in the field of handball and sports medicine, as well as trainers, athletes and the broader public.

Registrations are closed now - all spots are booked


BJSM ESSKA EHF Gesellschaft für Orthopädisch-Traumatologische Sportmedizin


Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg Luxembourg Institute of Health LUNEX
Société Luxembourgeoise de Kinésithérapie du Sport SLROMS Société Luxembourgeoise de Médecine du Sport Clinique du Sport
Fédération Luxembourgeoise de Handball Centre Médical Olympique Luxembourgeois Ministère des Sports


LUNEX Differdange


Olivier Krumbholz

Olivier Krumbholz

Headcoach for the France women's national handball team, World Champion 2003, Vice Olympic Champion 2016, Vice World Champion 1999, 2009 & 2011

Romain Seil

Romain Seil, MD, Prof.

President of ESSKA
Clinique du Sport, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg & Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, Luxembourg Institute of Health,
former elite Handball player in Luxembourg

Kurt Steuer

Kurt Steuer, MD, Prof.

Medical Doctor of the German Handball Federation, Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany

Jesper Bencke

Jesper Bencke, PhD

Human Movement Analysis Laboratory, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery at Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager-Hvidovre, Denmark

Lior Laver

Lior Laver, MD

Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, UK

Markus Waldén

Markus Waldén, MD, PhD

Department of Orthopaedics, Hässleholm-Kristianstad-Ystad Hospitals, Sweden

Gérard Juin

Gérard Juin, MD

Medical Doctor of the French Handball Federation

Lars Michalsik

Lars Bojsen Michalsik, PhD

Department of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, EHF Master Coach Courses Lecturer, former Danish elite Handball player, physical trainer for Danish & Brazilian Female National Handball Team

Merete Moller

Merete Møller, PhD

Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Arhus, Denmark

Patrick Luig

Patrick Luig, PhD

Sport Scientist, VBG German Social Accident Insurance for the Administrative Sector and Headcoach of the U23 team of Bergischer HC, Germany

Laurent Malisoux

Laurent Malisoux, PhD

Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, Luxembourg Institute of Health

Stig Anderson

Stig Haugsbø Anderson, MSc

Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences (NIH), Oslo, Norway

Nikki Jung

Véronique Jung, BSc

Master Student Sports Sciences, University of Karlsruhe, Germany & Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, Luxembourg Institute of Health

Jeff Paulus

Jeff Paulus, MSc

Fitness coach and personal trainer at, athletic trainer of Handball Esch & FC Progrès Niederkorn, former Handball national player for Luxembourg

Dan Ley

Dan Ley

Physical Preparation Coach for Luxembourgish Handball National Team, former professional Handball player and national team player for Luxembourg